[CMake] CMake and Lua
Brandon Van Every
bvanevery at gmail.com
Fri Feb 29 00:03:58 EST 2008
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 11:41 PM, Sebastien BARRE
<sebastien.barre at kitware.com> wrote:
> At 2/28/2008 09:06 PM, Brandon Van Every wrote:
> > > So, I guess I will wait until then, and you can prove me wrong... Until
> > > then, can you give it a break?
> >Sure. Long as you realize that not everybody shares your pessimism
> >about translators, and that if you do implement Lua support, people
> >will attempt it.
> You've got a deal. I'll make sure to swing by Bill's office tomorrow
> and remind him about his "realization". Let me write that down. On a
> post-it or something.
> 2 years break, that's a bargain Bill.
On that note, be sure to include actually implementing Lua.
> >If CMake went to Lua, presumably these IDEs would want to do the same
> >things in Lua.
> That's indeed obvious, these IDEs would absolutely switch to LUA too.
> Do they have a mailing list? My gut feeling is that they would want
> to hear about it. Like now.
If you are pro-Lua then you can certainly make them aware.
> >I've written 1/2 of a translator for a much harder problem.
> >[...] but I've proven the
> >viability of large scale translation in general, even using extremely
> >crude methods.
> And by proving it you mean it was never adopted or even finished, and
> it is actually not translating anything that can build Mozilla.
> Because if that's the case, I prove it too. It's made of air. I stock
> it in a jar, but it's at the bottom of a river at the moment.
It's one thing to throw stones. It's another thing to actually
attempt it, and get pretty far to making it work. Finish schminish.
I finished Chicken Scheme's build, to a professional level, and it got
thrown out anyways. People either want to make something happen or
they don't. There is no technical barrier to this, only a labor
Brandon Van Every
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